Bursa, Turkey-based Epsan Plastik San. Tic. AS, a compounder that specializes in high-performance nylon, is increasing its capacity with a new compounding line.
The company said its new Coperion ZSK 58 MC18 line will increase its nylon compounding capacity from 20,000 tonnes to 29,000 tonnes annually.
Arda Efe, global sales director of Epsan, said in a news release: “The capacity increase will help Epsan to support its fast growing business in Germany through Epsan Deutschland as well as strengthen our position in existing ones.”
The company opened its Epsan Deutschland office in Dortmund, Germany, in January. The office is aimed at the automotive industry, and offers customer training, sales and technical support as well as product demonstrations and hosting client events.
Epsan has two plants located in Turkey as well as distributors throughout Europe and North America. The company has about 120 employees worldwide and sells its nylon 6 and 6.6 compounds to more than 35 countries.